Tapestry in the Baroque

Tapestry in the Baroque

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This is a follow-up volume to Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor, which was published to accompany the critically acclaimed exhibition that opened at the Metropolitan Museum in October 2007. It features essays written by renowned scholars in the field, presenting the results of detailed research, both exploring the manufacture of tapestries designed by outstanding artists and woven of costly materials, and casting new light on the commissioning and collecting of these precious objects during the 17th century.... poetic and philological allusions of the sort that were accessible and appealing to members of the hyper-erudite circles that gathered around Cardinal Barberini. 2 This essay, the first sustained art historical treatment of the series, argues that, anbsp;...

Title:Tapestry in the Baroque
Author:Thomas Patrick Campbell, Elizabeth A. H. Cleland
Publisher:Metropolitan Museum of Art - 2010


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